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Seething anger in a broken Middle East

Gerges, Fawaz A. (2007) Seething anger in a broken Middle East. Yale Global (12 Jun 2007) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Marking 40 years of Israeli occupation, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned that his people are on the verge of civil war. Infighting between Islamist Hamas and nationalist Fatah is worse than living under Israeli military rule, stated Abbas. Similarly, Lebanon faces grave crises, pitting the pro-Western ruling coalition against Hezbollah-led opposition, the Lebanese army against Al Qaeda-inspired factions like Fatah al-Islam and Jund al-Sham. The nation is also a battlefield with a fierce struggle waged between the US and its allies on the one hand, Iran and Syria on the other.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/
Additional Information: © 2007 Yale Center for the Study of Globalization
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Departments > International Relations
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2009 11:36
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26184/

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